Small Business Lending

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Wall Street Dreads a Fed Rate Hike but Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Worry
Funding

Wall Street Dreads a Fed Rate Hike but Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Worry

The smallest businesses that most need financing rarely qualify for a standard bank loan. An uptick in interest rates doesn't change that.,
Tor Constantino
4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle
Seasonal Businesses

4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle

Are your sales down during the dark days of winter or the heat waves of summer? Consider these tips to manage a seasonal sales cycle.
Marc Glazer
The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners
Small Business Lending

The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners

Do you know your business credit score? And what are you doing to raise it?
Levi King
Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending
Small Business Financing

Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending

The crucial funding you need is available and not just from angels and VCs.
Jared Hecht
How to Use Your Business to Finance Growing Your Business
Loans

How to Use Your Business to Finance Growing Your Business

Borrowing against business assets are one way for small businesses to get the money they need to be bigger businesses.
Ami Kassar
How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow?
Entrepreneur Bank Search

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow?

Before getting too deep into the process of a huge business loan, ask yourself these three tough questions.
Ami Kassar
How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business
Ready To Launch

How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business

Four reasons you may need to borrow, and alternative lending options for each one.
Kari Luckett
Why Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders
Lending

Why Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders

Online lenders are attractive because business owners know time, not money, is their most precious resource.
Scott Shane
Replace the SBA's Outdated 7(a) Loan Program
Lending

Replace the SBA's Outdated 7(a) Loan Program

Like a Cuban taxi driver, the SBA is making due with a 1950s-era model in 2015.
Scott Shane
4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Business Plan
Business Plans

4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Business Plan

Your business plan is not an academic exercise or a hoop to jump through, it's a living document that shows investors, advisors and business partners that you are serious about making your dream reality.
David Nilssen
Small Business Lending

Why Alternative Financing Options Might Be Best for Your Small Business

The small business financing landscape is continually changing, with more options than ever before.
David Sederholt
Applying for a Short Term Business Loan Online? These 4 Steps Can Protect Your Startup.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Applying for a Short Term Business Loan Online? These 4 Steps Can Protect Your Startup.

Be informed and know for sure if signing with an unregulated lender is the right option for you.
Ami Kassar
How to Cure Entrepreneurial Brain Freeze
Entrepreneur Bank Search

How to Cure Entrepreneurial Brain Freeze

Start thinking more clearly and realistically about growing your small business.
Ami Kassar
Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.

Eager entrepreneurs in search of startup capital should be especially wary of unnecessary services during the small-business loan process.
Ami Kassar